Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism: Attracting More International Visitors to the USA

The Commercial Service helps U.S. tourism companies including promotion bureaus, CVBs, hotels, tour operators, and more to capture international business. We support you through the activities of our Travel & Tourism (T&T) Team comprised of tourism specialists throughout the U.S.

Team members can help you understand global markets, develop international marketing plans, meet buyers at international trade shows, and much more.

Learn more about what we can do for you:

Highlights and Upcoming Events:

Wow! OUTDOOR FUN | China | September 8-18, 2015

The U.S. Commercial Service and Visit USA China committee is organizing a China-wide Tourism Promotion Mission (WoW!) focusing on Outdoor Fun in Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan, Shenyang and Beijing from September 8th to September 17th, 2015 for U.S. tourism clients and trade promoters including U.S. CVBs, State tourism agencies, airlines, tour operators and other tourism suppliers, service providers and promotion entities.

The WoW Outdoor Mission Offers:

  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local key governmental contacts
  • Develop U.S. tourism client relationships with local major outbound tour industries, including tour operators
  • Identify and establish U.S. tourism client presence in China’s best prospective tourism markets
  • Promote U.S. tourism interests
  • Promote U.S. and China trade relationship


  • September 8 – Shanghai
  • September 10 – Chengdu
  • September 14 – Wuhan
  • September 16 – Shenyang
  • September 18 – Beijing

Participation Fee / Each City:

  • VisitUSA China Committee Members: $800.00
  • None-VisitUSA China Committee Members: $1000.00

Learn more about the event by clicking here.

Contacts for each city:

Beijing Stop
Ms. Wei Jing
010 8531 4296
18614095876 / 13810497254

Shanghai Stop
Ms. Stellar Chu
021 6279 8726

Wuhan Stop
Ms. Wang Jing
027 8555 7791 – 808

Chengdu Stop
Ms. Fan Li
028 8558 3992

Shenyang Stop
Ms. Andrea Shen
024 2322 1198


Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013 Detailed Event Information For IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013
IBP Select: Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail 2013 -- Commercial Vessel/Eq. (Non-Fisheries), Electronic Components, Pleasure Boats/Accessories, Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Miami, FL, United States 02/14/2013 - 02/18/2013
Event Summary:
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail (MIBS) is one of the largest boat shows in the world. Entering into the 71st year in 2012, the show will occupy over 2 million square feet of exhibit area and host over 105,000 people. MIBS spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina and Yachting Center, and Miami Marina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. You name it you'll see it here—from the latest in powerboats, sailboats and engines to cutting-edge marine electronics and accessories to the best in nautical gifts, services and apparel.

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